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Old 02-22-2004, 05:10 PM   #1
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trouble with firefox

ok i just downloaded mozilla firefox and installed it and everything ran fine...that is until the profile manager came up and i accidentally deleted the default (and only) firefox wont even start up. can anyone help me get this workin again?
Old 02-22-2004, 05:16 PM   #2
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Delete the (hidden) folder in your home directory called .phoenix.

rm -rf /home/user/.phoenix

I just deleted my default & only profile to test this out, and it worked for me. =)
Old 02-22-2004, 05:18 PM   #3
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nice fast reply..ill switch over to linux now and try that and let you know how it goes
Old 02-22-2004, 05:25 PM   #4
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nice...that did it. thanks for the fast response...if you happen to read this again though is there any way that i can prevent the profile manager from coming up each time i open a new firefox window? every time i open a new one it comes up and if i click default it says that its already in use.
Old 03-10-2004, 04:04 PM   #5
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here is another script to open a new window for linux. Just change FBDIR so its correct and save the script in the firebird folder. The its just to call the script as many times as you want. I made an icon calling the script.

The homepage does not apper using remote but thats not a problem for me.

Change "xfeDoCommand(openBrowser)" to "openURL($@,new-tab)" if you want tabs instead of windows.


FBNUM=`ps -A | grep -c firefox-bin`

if [[ FBNUM -eq 0 ]]
$FBDIR/firefox &
$FBDIR/firefox -remote "xfeDoCommand(openBrowser)" &


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